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What Does “Non-Toxic” on a Label Mean?

“Non-toxic” is a marketing term used to describe many household cleaners. What exactly does it mean and is it protecting us? Should consumers trust the term or go further and check ingredients? Greenerchoices.org is a web tool designed by the … Continue reading

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Safer Carpets, Flooring and Sofas

What’s Off-Gassing? In a typical living room, building products and furniture can be the biggest sources of off-gassing, a process during which VOC’s (volatile organic compounds). Volatile Organic Compounds The term “organic compounds” covers all chemicals containing carbon and hydrogen. … Continue reading

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